Article 1 - Selection Process
a) The National Director of Umpires of Softball Canada shall select umpires for Canadian Championships using the following procedure:
i) He/she shall receive nominations from the provincial/ territorial association and its Umpire–in–Chief by May 1 of the Championship year.
ii) He/she shall determine that the nominated umpire:
a) Is a registered affiliate umpire.
b) Has been affiliated nationally during the preceding two years.
c) Has been evaluated at a provincial/territorial tournament by the association’s Umpire–in–Chief during the year prior to their nomination. This evaluation must accompany the nomination.
d) If nominated for a Slo–Pitch Canadian Championship, is qualified and experienced in Slo-Pitch.
1.2 Right of Refusal
The National Director of Umpires of Softball Canada shall have the right to refuse a provincial/territorial umpire nomination if that umpire has attended a previous Canadian Championship.